Rand, Ayn, 1905-1982

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1905-02-02
Death 1982-03-06
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Biographical Note

  • 1905, Feb. 2: Born, Alisa Rosenbaum, St. Petersburg, Russia
  • 1924: Graduated, University of Leningrad, Leningrad, USSR
  • 1926: Immigrated to the United States; adopted name Ayn Rand
  • 1929: Married Frank O'Connor, legal name Alice O'Connor
  • 1931: Became American citizen
  • 1932 - 1934 : Screenwriter
  • 1934: Night of January 16th (play), produced on Broadway
  • 1936: Published novel, We the Living. New York: Macmillan
  • 1938: Published novel, Anthem. London: Cassell
  • 1940: The Unconquered (play), produced on Broadway
  • 1943: Published novel, The Fountainhead.Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill
  • 1944 - 1949 : Screenwriter
  • 1957: Published novel, Atlas Shrugged. New York: Random House
  • 1961: Published For the New Intellectual: the Philosophy of Ayn Rand. New York: Random House
  • 1962 - 1971 : Editor, The Objectivist Newsletter, continued by The Objectivist
  • 1965: Published The Virtue of Selfishness. New York: New American Library
  • 1966: Published Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal. New York: New American Library
  • 1967: Published Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology. New York: Objectivist, Inc.
  • 1969: Published The Romantic Manifesto: A Philosophy of Literature. New York: World Publishing Co.
  • 1971: Published The New Left: The Anti-Industrial Revolution. New American Library
  • 1971 - 1976 : Editor, The Ayn Rand Letter
  • 1982: Published Philosophy, Who Needs It. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill
  • 1982, Mar. 8: Died, New York, N.Y.

From the guide to the Ayn Rand Papers, 1933-1976, (bulk 1933-1959), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

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Subjects:

  • Objectivism (Philosophy)
  • Economics

Occupations:

  • Philosophers
  • Authors

Places:

  • New York, NY, US
  • Saint Petersburg, 66, RU